Puttur, Dec 27, 2013 : Christmas celebrations were held among the brethrens of society at St Joachim’s parish, Kadaba, near here on Thursday December 26 evening.

Earlier, a mega procession of faithful holding candle-lights was held from Kadaba town till parish grounds.

Beltangady Bishop Dr Lawrence Mukkuyi presided the programme.

Mangalore south MLA J R Lobo was the chief guest of the occasion.

Kadaba parish priest Fr Alexander Lewis, Christmas celebration Committee president Fr Zachariah, secretary T J Joseph and treasurer P P Varghese were present on the dais.

Variety cultural shows were presented by the parishioners and their children as part of entertainment programme.

Over 2,000 people were present on the occasion who shared the fellowship meal.